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Old 07-29-2013, 09:29 PM   #114
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Default Re: All Things Superman: An Open Discussion (Spoilers) - - - - - - - - - - - - - - Pa

Originally Posted by Loki882 View Post
Actually, I thought that Ben Kingsley was hysterical in IM 3. The Avengers wasn't anywhere near close to being camp in any way, shape, or form. It had funny moments (Hulk smashing Loki was hilarious) but it balanced it out with drama and character work. MOS was more serious, but it's not like Watchmen or Punisher.
Campy doesn't necessarily mean "not funny." If anything, it can be downright hilarious. I didn't say that Kingsley wasn't effective in a comedic role.

Just that the role pokes fun at itself. The amazing thing about TA is that it HAS fun with the characters/genre without MAKING fun of it.

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